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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 3. STATE PROGRAMS [42000 - 42999]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 7. Retreaded Tire Program [42400 - 42416]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 2. Retreaded Tire Program [42410 - 42416]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

42410.
  

The board shall evaluate current state and federal quality standards for retreaded tires and identify the obstacles for an increased market for retreads. The results of this evaluation and the activities that the board will undertake to increase the use of retreaded tires shall be included in the reporting requirements specified in Section 42950.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2.)

42411.
  

The Department of General Services and the board, in consultation with representatives of the California retreading industry, shall adopt specifications for the purchase of retreaded tires by the State of California. The specifications shall designate the state minimum quality standards for retreaded tires. The specifications shall be designed to maximize the use of retreads without jeopardizing the safety of the occupants of the vehicle or the intended end use of the tire.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1156, Sec. 6.)

42412.
  

On or before July 1, 1991, and to the extent that existing stock shall be utilized first, all tires for use on state vehicles issued for short-term use through Fleet Administration shall, at the next required installation of tires, be equipped with retreaded tires.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2.)

42413.
  

Emergency vehicles, as defined in Section 165 of the California Vehicle Code are exempt from this provision.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2.)

42414.
  

The number of retreaded tires purchased annually by the Department of General Services during each fiscal year shall be tabulated and forwarded to the board by August 31 every year.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1038, Sec. 20. Effective September 29, 1996.)

42415.
  

The board, in consultation with the Department of General Services, shall perform a study to determine if the retreads, procured by the Department of General Services, have met all quality and performance criteria of a new tire.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1038, Sec. 21. Effective September 29, 1996.)

42416.
  

On or before July 1, 1991, the board shall, in consultation with the retreading industry, develop a procedure to estimate the number of retreads sold in California. This information, in addition to other facts compiled on the utilization of retread tires, shall be used to evaluate the effectiveness of this program. The results of that evaluation shall be included in the report required pursuant to Section 40507.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1293, Sec. 10. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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